Sometimes I think about how consumed I can be with other people. I often place my own self-worth based on how others view me. I set unrealistic expectations for myself based on this idea. I think I have to be the best at everything I do, or else I’m not worth anyone’s time. I have… Read More I am badass. I am worthy. I am enough.
Everyone has a past. It is just a fact. People will have lives before and after you. Their past brought them to you. When you care about someone, it’s important to appreciate that fact and understand it. When you have anxiety, understanding the past and not overthinking it, can be extremely difficult. You start to… Read More Letting Anxiety Control Your Present in Relationships
There’s a saying: “Ignorance is bliss.” It means what you don’t know won’t hurt you. Suggesting that people are usually happy knowing less information. So if a person doesn’t know that our planet is dying, they won’t be upset about it because they can’t be. I can see how this makes sense for most people;… Read More Why Ignorance Isn’t Bliss When You Have Anxiety
Lately, I am having a hard time with the concept of hope. I remember living without any hope a few years ago. Now, I am almost to that point again. You see, hope scares me. I remember right before graduate school – I felt like the world was wide open for me. As I began… Read More When Anxiety Makes Hoping Difficult
I know for a fact that I’m not the only one who overthinks. Overthinking is known for being a thief of joy. It causes issues when there are none. Causes you to no longer be in the present. It makes you find the tiniest sign that not all is well. It causes you to think… Read More Tips to Stop Overthinking
One of my biggest triggers with my anxiety and depression is becoming overwhelmed or being reminded of everything that I am not. Both of these are pretty common in my life. Being aware of these triggers in only the first step and they can easily influence each other. Everything I Am Not: Past Relationship I… Read More Let’s Take a Look at My Anxiety Triggers
I used to find my happiness in others. I would scroll through websites looking for the perfect things to post. All I wanted was to get more likes on Facebook. I would try to do things so that I could take pictures of it and post them on social media. I would take pictures when… Read More I’m Finally Happy